Ogden Theater

3021 Government Street,
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

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Previously operated by: Gulf States Theaters

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The Ogden

The Ogden Theater was a neighborhood theater operating prior to 1943. It was closed in 1960.

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Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on January 6, 2011 at 7:42 am

Gulf States Theaters, Inc., of McComb, Miss, T.G. Solomon, President, had 90 theaters in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas.

CSWalczak on July 2, 2012 at 9:53 pm

The Ogden Theater can be seen in this photo from the Baton Rouge Public Librray’s digital collection

jackx on September 7, 2013 at 9:39 pm

According to the August 20, 1961 Sunday Advocate article, the theater closed in 1960. It was built by Gordon Ogden. His sons, Gordon, Jr. and J. Randolph, managed the Gordon and Varsity Theaters in town.

DavidZornig on June 21, 2018 at 6:42 pm

1954 photo added credit Frances Palmer, pictured.

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